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Stantec Senior Geotechnical Engineer in SACRAMENTO, California

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - ( 2300044O )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Geotechnical practice has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. As a geotechnical professional, you will provide comprehensive geotechnical services to Stantec clients from the analysis and design of shallow and deep foundation elements, navigation structures foundations, dam and levee structures, ground improvement design, seepage and stability analysis and various site developments.

The role of a geotechnical engineer is to lead teams on both small and large projects and work as a team member under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer. You will perform a variety of tasks related to geotechnical and civil engineering in support of large Federal Civil works projects, dam, levee, power, and other infrastructure projects that will include working with multiple discipline groups in various offices to achieve and provide a quality design product to our clients. In general, you will assist more senior engineers by leading and/or performing aspects of geotechnical engineering assignments.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct geotechnical analyses, develop engineering calculation packages, and perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned and under the direction of a Project Technical Lead or Project Manager.

  • May perform field work related to geotechnical explorations and/or construction related activities.

  • Assists Project Technical Leads and Project Managers in preparing designs, drawings, specifications, presentations, schedules, invoices, and reports.

  • Manage and lead other team members which could be local or regional, while working on other projects, complete tasks, and delegate specific project tasks to other team members as appropriate.

  • Assists in providing support services during construction that can include submittal reviews, responses to requests for information, and contract document clarifications.

  • Assist in the development of new standards and specifications for the work elements designed by your discipline group and interact with other Stantec teams to complete the design package for various sized projects across North America.

  • Prepare and participate in engineering project proposals, change orders, client contact, presentations, and communication pertaining to specific projects.

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Understanding of local and regional soils and soil interaction including various types of foundations and soil preparation.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, engineering drawings, and other similar material.

  • Basic experience in Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn AutoCAD Civil3D, Geostudio Software Suite, Plaxis, ENSOFT LPILE, FB Deep/MultiPier, DigiPro II, and gINT (as needed)

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to understand task assignment and scheduling, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources.

  • An understanding of state and federal regulations and the ability to adapt to client specific requirements.

  • Provide support in permitting process of projects, if needed.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Willing to travel on an as-needed basis in support of civil and geotechnical investigations, construction, and inspections.

  • Excellent team building skills and a willingness to work on multiple teams/disciplines with varying backgrounds.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering. Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering.

  • Professional engineer license required.

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience.

  • Experience working on federal contracts.

Flexible office and/or field arrangements depending on required activities. Typical office environment includes working with computers and working at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. The experience will forever shape your future.

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Salary Range(s):

  • CA Other Areas $128,200 - CA Other Areas $192,300 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations : United States-California-Sacramento

Organization : BC-2243 Water-US Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 23, 2024, 11:03:42 AM

Req ID: 2300044O

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